Battles of The Civil War
By: Darvionce Jordan
April 12 Battle of Fort Sumter
General P.G.T. Beauregard, in command of the Confederate forces around Charleston Harbor opened fire on the Union garrison holding Fort Sumter.
June 3 Battle of Philippi
The Battle of Philippi fought June 3, 1861, in what is now West Virginia is known as the first land battle of the Civil War or the first inland battle of the Civil War
October 9 Battle of Santa Rosa Island
The Battle of Santa Rosa Island was an unsuccessful Confederate attempt to take Union-heldFort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island in Florida.
May 29 Battle of Aquia Creek
was an exchange of cannon fire between Union Navy gun boats and shore batteries in Stafford Country in Virginia
July 11 Battle of Rich Mountain
took place in Randolph Country Virginia as part of the Operations in Western Virginia Campaign during the American Civil War
December 9 The Battle of Chusto-Talasah
was fought December 9, 1861, in what is now Tulsa County in Oklahoma during theAmerican Civil War